(281) 351-8851 15635 FM 2920, Tomball, Texas 77377
Sunday - Wednesday 9-5 Thursday - Saturday 9-6

Best Trees and Shrubs for a Changing Climate


March 12


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Category:

Fall 2019

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/best-trees-and-shrubs-for-a-changing-climate-tickets-89103820927

The Arbor Gate

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-arbor-gate-17921664595

The Arbor Gate

15635 Farm to Market 2920, Tomball, TX 77377

Tomball, TX, US, 77377

Dr. Dave Creech, SFASU

What are the best trees and shrubs for a changing Gulf South?  Whether it’s heat, drought, flooding and salt tolerance, there’s something for everyone.

MGCEU: Fort Bend, Galveston, Orange, and Waller Counties

About the Instructor

Dr. David Creech, Professor of Horticulture, has been at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas since September, 1978. His teaching responsibilities include courses in fruit and vegetable production, greenhouse management, landscape plant materials, plant propagation, and nursery management. His effort has focused on blueberry germplasm and production studies, alternative crop/alternative technology work, crop nutrition studies, new plant introductions for the ornamental horticulture industry, endangered plant rescue, research and reintroduction, and finding sustainable solutions to environmental concerns. He is currently the Director of the ten-acre SFA Mast Arboretum, an on-campus resource that has enjoyed steady growth, development, utilization and visitation since its inception in 1985. Dr. Creech also directs the 8-acre SFA Ruby Mize Azalea Garden which opened in 2000. The garden features over a mile of trails, 6000+ azaleas, over 200 varieties of Japanese maples and 400 varieties of camellias plus a wide assortment of companion trees and shrubs. He is also co-Director of a new 40-acre forest resource on the SFA campus, the SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center, only the third garden affiliated with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. He signs all his letters, “Keep planting.”